Making “ecocide” – severe and either widespread or long-term harm to nature – a crime at the could provide a legal guardrail to steer us back from the precipice by setting an outer boundary to deter, prevent and sanction the worst threats to ecosystems which are a root cause of climate change. Meanwhile, a clear legal advisory opinion on the responsibilities of states with respect to climate change could set out what citizens should expect from their policy-makers and why. Learn about how these avenues can frame the duties and responsibilities that could bridge to a liveable world for the children of all species, including our own.